Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

  • repealed
  • Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992: repealed, on 4 April 2016, by section 231(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Schedule 1 Serious harm

s 2(4)

1

Any of the following conditions that amounts to or results in permanent loss of bodily function, or temporary severe loss of bodily function: respiratory disease, noise-induced hearing loss, neurological disease, cancer, dermatalogical disease, communicable disease, musculoskeletal disease, illness caused by exposure to infected material, decompression sickness, poisoning, vision impairment, chemical or hot-metal burn of eye, penetrating wound of eye, bone fracture, laceration, crushing.

2

Amputation of body part.

3

Burns requiring referral to a specialist medical practitioner or specialist outpatient clinic.

Schedule 1 clause 3: amended, on 18 September 2004, by section 175(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

4

Loss of consciousness from lack of oxygen.

5

Loss of consciousness, or acute illness requiring treatment by a medical practitioner, from absorption, inhalation, or ingestion, of any substance.

Schedule 1 clause 5: amended, on 18 September 2004, by section 175(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

6

Any harm that causes the person harmed to be hospitalised for a period of 48 hours or more commencing within 7 days of the harm’s occurrence.